Swann DVR4-2550 4 Channel Digital Video Recorder with Smartphone Viewing

Swann DVR4-2550 4 Channel Digital Video Recorder with Smartphone Viewing

Swann DVR4-2550 4 Channel Digital Video Recorder with Smartphone Viewing

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Swann DVR4-2550 4 Channel Digital Video Recorder with Smartphone Viewing

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Product Highlights

  • 500 GB Hard Drive
  • Over 120 Days of Continuous Video
  • D1 Recording Resolution
  • Manual / Motion / Schedule Modes
  • Supports Multiplex Operation
  • H.264 Compression
  • Date & Time Watermarking
  • Remote Viewing & Recording
  • UPnP (Universal Plug n Play) Technology
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  • 1Description

The Swann DVR4-2550 4 Channel Digital Video Recorder with Smartphone Viewing offers real-time digital video recording and monitoring, allowing you to turn your computer into a surveillance hub. With the pre-installed 500 GB SATA hard drive, you can record for at least 120 days non-stop from 4 cameras and even longer with motion triggered recording.

The DVR4-2550 supports up to D1 resolution and frame rates of up to 120 fps (combined). You can choose from manual, motion, and schedule modes to record videos as per your requirements. Recorded videos can be viewed locally, over the internet or via a 3G smartphone (using the SwannView app). The DVR offers easy configuration to any router with UPnP (Universal Plug n Play) capability. You can transfer the recorded video to a USB flash drive or send it to a server via internet to back up the recorded footage.

Ample Storage Capacity
  • 500 GB hard drive capable of storing more than 120 days of recorded video
High Quality Video Recording
  • Recorded videos are stored in the H.264 format, which helps reduce video file sizes without compromising on quality
  • Supports up to D1 resolution and frame rates of up to 120 fps (combined)
  • Manual, motion and schedule recording modes
  • Advanced motion detection recording saves time and space
Remote Surveillance
  • View live and recorded videos over the internet or on a 3G smartphone (using the SwannView app)
  • Email alerts can be sent to your smartphone
  • Controlled via mouse or remote control
  • UPnP (Universal Plug n Play) technology allows the DVR to be automatically configured to a router (having UPnP capability)
Multiplex Operation
  • Allows you to view and record up to 4 video streams simultaneous
Robust Construction
  • Vandal-resistant for uninterrupted surveillance in exposed and high-risk locations
  • Videos are watermarked with the date and time so that they can be used as evidence
Easy Backup
  • Recorded video can be stored on a USB flash drive
Easy Connectivity
  • VGA connection can be used to connect the DVR to a PC or LCD for monitoring
  • Power is drawn from a 12 VDC power supply
In the Box
Swann DVR4-2550 4 Channel Digital Video Recorder with Smartphone Viewing
  • Hard Drive 500 GB (Installed)
  • Remote Control (with Batteries)
  • Mouse
  • Ethernet Cable
  • BNC to RCA Video Cable
  • Software CD
  • Power Adapter
  • Operating Instructions
  • 4 x Theft Deterrent Stickers
  • 12 Month Warranty & Lifetime Tech Support
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Video Format NTSC or PAL
    Video Inputs 4 composite BNC inputs
    Video Outputs 2 composite BNC outputs, VGA out
    Display Resolution NTSC: 704 x 480
    PAL: 704 x 576
    Display Frame Rate NTSC: 30 fps per channel
    PAL: 25 fps per channel
    Audio Input 4 RCA inputs
    Audio Output 2 RCA outputs
    Compression Format H.264
    Recording Resolution NTSC: D1 (704 x 480), HD1 (704 x 240) CIF (352 x 240)
    PAL: D1 (704 x 576), HD1 (352 x 288), CIF (352 x 288)
    Recording Frame Rate NTSC: 60 fps D1, 120 fps HD1, 120 fps CIF
    PAL: 50 fps D1,100 fps HD1, 100 fps CIF
    Recording Modes Manual / motion / schedule
    Multiplex Operation Multiplex
    HDD Interface / Memory Type SATA
    Hard Drive Support Up to 2 TB
    LAN Yes
    Network Interface RJ45
    Network Protocol TCP/IP, DDNS, UPnP
    Remote Operation Yes
    Operating Power 12 VDC
    Backup Media USB to flash drive / network
    Mouse Support Yes
    Remote Control Yes
    Battery Type 2 x AAA
    Dimensions 12.4 x 8.9 x 2.4" (315 x 225 x 60 mm)
    Weight 4.4 lb / 2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.8 x 4.1 x 10.5"

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